A comprehensive review of the most significant developments in California employment law in the past year.
Join us for this month's MCLE First Friday educational event at Inotheke, Santa Monica. Receive 1 hour of continuing legal education credit while enjoying a delicious Mediterranean lunch at one of the best Greek restaurants in the country. Networking begins at noon followed by lunch. Presentation begins about 12:30 pm.
This month the Employment Section of the SMBA is pleased to present a comprehensive review of the most significant developments in California employment law in the past year. The speakers, well known for their informative and entertaining annual reviews, are two leading experts on employment law, Andrew Friedman, a partner at Helmer & Friedman, and Anthony Oncidi, a partner at Proskauer Rose. As always, Andrew and Tony will examine recent developments from plaintiff and defense perspectives in a lively back and forth discussion.
Andrew H. Friedman, Esq.
Andrew H. Friedman, a name partner with the law firm of Helmer Friedman LLP, primarily represents employees in all aspects of employment law including not only individual discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases but also complex multi-party wage and hour class actions. In addition to occasionally representing employers and individual defendants, Mr. Friedman also conducts neutral fact-finding investigations into employment-related disputes. Mr. Friedman also represents clients in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, and product liability cases. Read more...
Anthony J. Oncidi, Esq.
Anthony J. Oncidi heads the Labor & Employment Law Group in the Los Angeles office.
Tony represents employers and management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including litigation and preventive counseling, wage and hour matters, including class actions, wrongful termination, employee discipline, Title VII and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, executive employment contract disputes, sexual harassment training and investigations, workplace violence, drug testing and privacy issues, Sarbanes-Oxley claims and employee raiding and trade secret protection. A substantial portion of Tony’s practice involves the defense of employers in large class actions, employment discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation in state and federal court as well as arbitration proceedings, including FINRA matters. Read more...
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